The Grim Biology of Being Poor
The term “meritocracy” was coined in 1958 as a mockery of the very idea of evaluation by merit alone. We’ve forgotten to laugh, and the joke is on us.
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Political conflict in Bismarck’s Germany - Apr 12, 2017
dimension-reducing statistical methods to a novel data set of content-coded parliamentary roll call votes
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Methods to Identify Inattentive Respondents – American Journal of Political Science
up to 40% of respondents of [self-administered online surveys] fail to read survey questions carefully
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Wow! Sandra Groeneveld and I won the best conference paper award at ! What a great honour!
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Happy to report that my paper with D. Spies and L Röth on the economic policy impact of the radical right has been…
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"ethnic minority density linked to support for radical right because residents see non-Western migrants as a threat"
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RT : "Seeing Theory – A visual introduction to probability and statistics”
A beautiful, visual textbook on statistics:…
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RT : The original "I have several tabs open"
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scientists can publish wherever. Point is running a journal doesn't cost as much as p…
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which journal is run by 20.000 people? I doubt the entire industry employs that many,…
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Think about how many journals can and its equivalents RUN with the money they…
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The details of the deal are not open access so we cannot judge, but, yes, misleading…
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Here is the best map I know of the distribution of the world population of us Homo sapiens
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Not my area but seems clear the opioid epidemic is the next tobacco as a public health crisis - still not taken ser…
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The 10 Ps of Marijuana Legalization | RAND
RT : Canada's bill to legalize cannabis will be posted soon. When reading, pay attention to decisions made about the 10Ps
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Diversity in the News? A Study of Interest Groups in the Media in the UK, Spain and Denmark - free until May 4, 201…
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Europe Is Still a Superpower | Foreign Policy
Moravcsik makes far too much of minuscule CSDP operations and EU members have only led 1 UN mission, not "missions"
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Yes. Each connection is weighted in graph. Have put a filter by rank to make more visible. Otherwise, loo…
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RT : One of those wowzer stats - "By 2035, Asia will have 65 million more men than women between the ages of 20 and 40"…
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as for generality and scope, nothing beats Sartre's 'Being and Nothingness', I think
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Yes! My paper with Sandra Groeneveld & on cutback management in Public Management Review is online
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